Bulls Challenge Clippers: Underdogs in a High-Scoring Showdown!

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Chicago Bulls

Bulls

31W-32L

Chicago Bulls

March 09, 2024

05:00PM EST

Odds: 220.0 o/u

Clippers

40W-21L

Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers

Hold onto your high-tops, sports fans, because we’ve got a wild ride coming up in the NBA today! The scrappy Chicago Bulls, sporting a record of 31W-32L, are packing up their Windy City grit and heading to the glitz of Crypto.com Arena. They’re squaring off against the mighty Los Angeles Clippers, who are sitting pretty with a 40W-21L record. The Bulls are trailing by 10.0 games in the Eastern conference, while the Clippers are basking in the glory at the top of the Western conference. The action kicks off at 5 PM EST, so you’d better clear your schedule. The bookies are expecting a high-scoring affair, with an over/under set at a whopping 220.0. The Bulls are the underdogs with a line at 8.0, while the Clippers are the favorites with a line at -8.0. Both teams are coming in hot, with the Clippers fresh off a 122-116 victory against HOU and the Bulls riding high after a narrow 125-122 win against GSW. So, buckle up and get ready for a thrilling showdown in the City of Angels!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 09, 2024 05:00PM EST
Location: Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles

Vegas Odds

CHI ML LAC ML Over/Under Line
Open +260 -320 221.5 8.0/-8.0
Recent +180 -220 220.0 7.0/-7.0
Difference -80 +100 -1.5

Team Performance

chi Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
15W-16L

35.7% Win Probability

lac Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
HOME
21W-7L

64.3% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
03/27/23 Chicago Bulls CHI 32 23 22 35 112 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 27 35 37 25 124
01/31/23 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 20 34 31 23 108 Under
Chicago Bulls CHI 32 26 26 19 103
03/31/22 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 32 27 33 26 12 130 Over
Chicago Bulls CHI 22 28 32 36 17 135
11/14/21 Chicago Bulls CHI 30 24 23 23 100 Under
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 17 28 26 19 90

Bulls Vs Over/Under

Clippers Vs Over/Under

Starting Lineups

Bulls Notable Injuries

  • Alex Caruso GTD (SG/SF): Avg: 9.5pts, 3.7reb, 3.0ast, 27.2 minutes. Last game: 03/07/24. Impact: 4.1
  • Torrey Craig OUT (PF): Avg: 5.7pts, 4.4reb, 1.1ast, 19.8 minutes. Last game: 03/07/24. Impact: 2.1
  • Dalen Terry (SF): Avg: 2.3pts, 1.7reb, 1.3ast, 9.9 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 1.4
  • Terry Taylor (PF/C): Avg: 1.7pts, 1.4reb, 0.3ast, 7.0 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 0.9

Clippers Notable Injuries

  • Russell Westbrook (PG): Avg: 11.1pts, 5.1reb, 4.4ast, 22.6 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 3.2
  • Moussa Diabate (C): Avg: 2.6pts, 2.2reb, 0.4ast, 5.8 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 1.1
  • P.J. Tucker (PF/C): Avg: 1.2pts, 2.8reb, 0.5ast, 15.1 minutes. Last game: 02/28/24. Impact: 0.8
  • Brandon Boston Jr. (SG): Avg: 3.3pts, 0.7reb, 0.3ast, 6.4 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 0.7
  • Kobe Brown (PF): Avg: 1.7pts, 1.3reb, 0.4ast, 8.1 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 0.4
  • Joshua Primo (SG): Avg: 1.0pts, 0.5reb, 0.0ast, 5.1 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 2.2

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Bulls Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #2 #3 #2 #2 -21.6%
PF #20 #26 #16 #23 6.7%
PG #23 #10 #19 #19 1.4%
SF #30 #18 #6 #28 12.2%
SG #3 #16 #22 #9 -5.2%

Clippers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #7 #17 #26 #11 -5.0%
PF #17 #22 #10 #18 1.6%
PG #27 #26 #25 #27 13.5%
SF #16 #8 #20 #13 -2.4%
SG #12 #14 #15 #16 -2.9%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
114.5
111.5
Rebounds per Game
44.8
41.4
Assists per Game
26.1
23.6
Steals per Game
7.1
7.0
Blocks per Game
3.4
3.9
Shots per Game
91.0
86.5
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.0
11.6
2-Pt Percentage per Game
52.0
54.7
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.7
34.8
Turnovers per Game
10.7
12.4
Fouls per Game
18.7
16.1

Recent Trends

  • Torrey Craig (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 45.0% to 11.8, 21.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Andre Drummond (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 47.5% to 15.4, 29.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Mason Plumlee (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 70.4% to 18.5, 10.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Joshua Primo (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 49.3% to 11.6, 22.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Russell Westbrook (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.3% to 15.3, 23.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Ivica Zubac (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 35.9% to 19.1, 29.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Bulls have a 3-game winning streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 3-game winning streak. The Clippers have a 1-game winning streak at home. Overall, they are on a 1-game winning streak.
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